Archives for 2012

Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe? Look before You Leap!

LASIK is an acronym that stands for “Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis.” In layman’s terms, LASIK surgery is a process that painlessly turns less than 20/20 vision to nearly perfect and allows for the discarding of or at least minimal use of … [Read more...]

Eye Injury Misconceptions

Eye injury is one of the most prevalent injuries in the workplace and on the sports field, but it is also the easiest to prevent. The following addresses three of the most common misconceptions related to eye injury as well as solutions to the issues … [Read more...]

Military Sunglasses: 4x The Impact Resistance, 4x The Eye Protection

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Indoor UV Protection

Does being indoors mean you’re protected against harmful UV rays from the sun? Yes and no. Consider the following facts about UVA and UVB rays generated by the sun. UVB rays are the main cause of sunburn and are strongest in the summer. UVA … [Read more...]

Eye Injury by Age Group

Projectile objects and flying debris represent about 18% of all reported eye injuries, with blunt object injuries making up just over 13% of injuries. In third place comes injury caused by fingers, fists and other body parts (10%). And in fourth … [Read more...]